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quester: MAME ROM Information.


Quester (c) 1987 Namco.


Namco System 1 hardware

Game ID : QS

Main CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sub CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

MCU : HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 24-bit RGB palette

Players : 2

Control : Dial

Buttons : 1


Released in September 1987.

Quester represents the Namco response to Taito's "Arkanoid".

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.4 - VDR-5282) on 08/03/1989.


Game designer : Shinji Noguchi

Field designers : Toru Iwatani, Shinji Noguchi, Yukihiko Yagi

Graphic designers : Nobutaka Nakajima, Shinji Noguchi, Yukari Miyagi, Satoshi Norimatsu, Michiyo Yamashita

Title logo designer : Akira Usukura

Music composer : Shinji Hosoe

Game sequence : Kosei Matsuura

Device driver : Atsushi Yuhara

Sound driver : Junko Ozawa, Takatoshi Kobayashi

Hardware test : Hideto Yamazaki

PCB & chip designers : Toru Ogawa, Makoto Inoue, Tsutomu Fujita, Takao Okada, Kazukiyo Shinozaki

Control panel : Akira Ohsugi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Produced by : Toru Iwatani


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36RC1 [Vernon C. Brooks]


- 0.140u3: taka-e added clone Quester Special Edition (Japan).

- 0.89: Added 'Level Select', 'Brightness' and 4x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.36RC1: Vernon C. Brooks added Quester (Japan) (Namco 1987).

- 22nd February 2000: Vernon C. Brooks added Quester to the Namco System 1 driver.


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Romset: 836 kb / 11 files / 141.0 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="quester" sourcefile="namcos1.c">
              <description>Quester (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="qs1_s0.bin" size="65536" crc="c2ef3af9" sha1="aa0766aad450660e216d817e41e030141e8d1f48" region="audiocpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_p5.bin" size="65536" crc="c8e11f30" sha1="33589ceb723c3b3cfbe36d58ca9426d26bd28568" region="user1" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_p7b.bin" size="65536" crc="f358a944" sha1="317adf846c6dbf6d00b13020b5078e2263056f93" region="user1" offset="380000"/>
              <rom name="cus64-64a1.mcu" size="4096" crc="ffb5c0bd" sha1="7a38c0cc2553c627f4ec507fb6e807cf7d537c02" region="mcu" offset="f000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_v0.bin" size="65536" crc="6a2f3038" sha1="00870da9b7f65536ff052c32da2d553f8c6b994b" region="mcu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_c8.bin" size="65536" crc="06730d54" sha1="53d79c27e2f1b192b1de781b6b5024eb1e8126ad" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="qs1_c0.bin" size="131072" crc="ca69bd7a" sha1="98130f06e3d7b480b76bf28a4e252b4aaa1e1b3e" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="qs1_c1.bin" size="131072" crc="d660ba71" sha1="738d225c0e2b91c785fde0c33a0520a672933659" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_c2.bin" size="131072" crc="4686f656" sha1="8628a18bf7154b8edaf7cfbee2d8881a28690bff" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="qs1_o0.bin" size="65536" crc="e24f0bf1" sha1="31f37f853fe27c24cfeaa059f8959dfea37911cb" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="qs1_o1.bin" size="65536" crc="e4aab0ca" sha1="e4765dd369b02492dbb9955cc082f24665a01635" region="gfx3" offset="20000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="HD63701" clock="6144000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579580"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="namco" name="Namco CUS30" clock="12000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.606060" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="30" keydelta="15"/>
              <dipswitch name="Level Select" tag="DIPSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Brightness" tag="DIPSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Low" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DIPSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unk 1" tag="DIPSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DIPSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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